Genealogist of the Year

La Porte County Genealogical Society

La Porte County, Indiana

Genealogist of the Year


The Genealogist of the Year Award is given to a living individual who has promoted genealogy in La Porte County, IN by publications, programs, and/or by assisting others in their search for source records. This would also include someone who has abstracted, indexed, and/or taught about source records or methodology.

Nominations are open to any person promoting genealogy in La Porte County, IN The person nominated does not have to be a member of the La Porte County, IN Genealogical Society.

The nomination form is available here. In your own words, describe why you are nominating this person for Genealogist of The Year. You may include copies of newspaper clippings, photographs of activities or other examples of accomplishments, if available. If you need assistance you may contact any committee member.

The deadline for nominations of the current year is September 30. There will be no carry-over of nominees from one year to the next. This is a one-time award which will be presented at the December meeting of the La Porte County, IN Genealogical Society each year.

Committee Members:

Gloria Arndt

Fern Eddy Schultz

Dorothy Palmer





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